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McNab Snowboarding Spring Shred

COURSE DATE: 13/01/24 – 20/01/24  PRICE: £2095.00  AVAILABILITY: FULL

Slackcountry describes the terrain that lies just beyond the boundaries of the Patrolled ski area, it can accessed straight off the lifts or with a short hike or Splitboard mission and the Freeride Mecca of St Foy is famous for its abundance of easy access Slackcountry terrain. Join UIAGM High Mountain Snowboard Guide, Neil McNab for 6 days of exciting Freeriding exploring the incredible Freeride terrain of St Foy with Luxury Chalet accommodation at the WhiteRoomChalet and evening Yoga for those in need.


“The Slackcountry Freeride sessions are designed for experienced Snowboarders searching for fresh lines away from the beaten track and those looking to gain knowledge and insight into the World of the Backcountry just beyond”.

The Freeride mecca of St Foy has a wealth of ‘lift fed’ easy access Freeride terrain much of it rideable straight of the nearest chair. It is best known however, for its abundance of Slackcountry terrain hidden in the bowls just beyond the resort boundaries.

The idea behind this Slackcountry Freeride course is to explore and ride all that St Foy has to offer, riding the perfectly groomed pistes and inbound terrain from the lifts and exploring beyond with short hikes or the use of a Splitboard to venture further afield.

With the emphasis, as always, on Mountain Safety, the ‘Slackcountry Freeride sessions’ will teach you how to look at, respect and learn from the terrain in which you ride and increase your awareness for the high mountains helping you develop your ability and confidence to tour, climb and ride in safety amongst the high peaks.

My Slackcountry Freeride sessions provide a fun and exciting week of pure uncompromised Freeriding.




13/01 – Arrival date St Foy. Shared Luxury Chalet accommodation.

Day 1 – Freeride

Day 2 – Freeride

Day 3 – Freeride

Day 4 – Freeride

Day 5 – Freeride

Day 6 – Freeride

20/01 – Morning departure.

Our St Foy Slackcountry course caters for Experienced Snowboarders. A good fitness level and a minimum of 5 to 6 weeks riding experience is recommended.

  • Riding level 3
  • Fitness level 3

Participants will need to bring their own regular Freeride Snowboard for non Splitboard Slackcountry days. Itineraries and locations can change due to conditions at the discretion of the Guide.

For safety reasons ‘Riders unable to meet the required criteria for their chosen course may be unable to complete that course at the discretion of the course leader’. For more information on Course requirements or help with choosing a Course please send us a mail with your contact details and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

  • 7 nights luxury Chalet accommodation
  • 6 days of Freeride Snowboard Guiding with UIAGM Guide Neil McNab (ratio 1:6).
  • Ortovox avalanche safety equipment and avalanche search and rescue training using the Ortovox 3+ transceiver.
  • Splitboard equipment (must be pre ordered)
  • Return flights
  • Airport transfer
  • Lift passes
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal snowboarding equipment and backpack capable of carrying your board (25L minimum)

SLACKCOUNTRY FREERIDE – ST FOY :: DATE: 13/01/24 – 20/01/24 PRICE: £2095.00


  • Please read our Payment and Cancellation policy before booking your course.
  • Your place on the course is not confirmed until payment is made.
  • McNab Snowboarding cannot take responsibility for any changes to travel plans/pre-booked flights if they are made prior to deposit for course being made.

If you have any comments or questions please feel free to contact us on the details below.

You can contact us by e-mail or call us on +33 (0)6 30 60 54 22.

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